The Sinking City

In the 1920s on the East Coast of the United States, the half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces. You're a private investigator, uncovering the truth of what has possessed the city and corrupted the minds of its inhabitants, and yours.

Plunge into insanity

The Sinking City is an adventure and investigation game set in an open world inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft, the master of Horror. The half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces.
You're a private investigator, and you have to uncover the truth of what has possessed the city… and the minds of its inhabitants.
  • An oppressive atmosphere and story inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft.
  • A vast open world that can be explored on foot, by boat, in a diving suit…
  • High replay value thanks to an open investigation system: each case can be solved in a number of ways, with different possible endings depending on your actions.
  • An arsenal of weapons from the 1920s with which to take on nightmarish creatures.
  • Manage your mental health to untangle the truth behind the madness.

The Sinking City Editions

The Sinking City DLC & Add-Ons

The Sinking City Ratings & Reviews

  • 38%
    Critics Recommend
  • 69
    Top Critic Average
  • Fair
    OpenCritic Rating
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Game Revolution
by Chris Capel
The enjoyable Cthulhu detective story is enough to be worth seeing through, but it’s a mystery why the other parts of the game couldn’t be as strong.
IGN
by John Borba
7.8 / 10
While occasionally frustrating, The Sinking City's compelling stories, exciting environments, and memorable characters make for one of the better Cthulhu lore games around.
Game Informer
by Jeff Marchiafava
7.5 / 10
The Sinking City succeeds at creating a memorable world and twisting narrative that pulls players beyond its mediocre gameplay
Reviews provided by OpenCritic

The Sinking City System Requirements

Minimum

Recommended

OSWindows 10 (64bit)
OSWindows 10 64bit
ProcessorIntel Core i3-4350, 3,6 GHz / AMD Phenom X6, 3 GHz
ProcessorIntel Core i7-3770, 3.5 GHz / AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz, Ryzen 5 - 1400 or better
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 760 GTX, 2048 Mb / ATI R9 380X, 2048 Mb
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0) / AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
Memory6 GB RAM
Memory8GB RAM
DirectXVersion 11
DirectXVersion 11
Storage Available20 GB
Storage Available25 GB
Login Accounts Required
Epic Games
Languages Supported
  • Voice & Text: English, French, German, Russian
  • Italian, Spanish - Spain, Portuguese - Brazil, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Korean, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, English, Czech, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Russian
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